Pecat

Pecat is a weekly magazine with a nationalist and pro-Russian orientation. The weekly was critical towards the former government led by the Democratic Party, but their criticism of the government has moderated since the Serbian Progressive Party came to power. One of the editors in Pecat was Minister of Labour Aleksandar Vulin who is also close to the president of the Serbian Progressive Party, Aleksandar Vucic. 

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0.9%

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private

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National

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paid content (200 RSD)

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Media Companies / Groups

Nas Pecat AD

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The publisher of Pecat is a closed joint stock company so their ownership is not visible in the public registry.

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General Information

Founding Year

2007

Founder

Nas Pecat AD

Affiliated Interests Founder

Nas Pecat is the founder and owner of the Pecat weekly magazine. Initially it belonged to a company named Baam trade whose owners are Naš Pečat AD and the daughter and son of Milorad Vucelic, the editor of Pecat. Today it is a closed stock company and their ownership is not transparent.

Ceo

Milorad Vucelic

Affiliated Interests Ceo

Milorad Vucelic is a journalist and former member of the Socialist Party of Serbia. From 1977 until 1985 he was the director of the Student Cultural Centre, during which time, according to his biography, he was noticed for developing alternative cultural projects. Even though he positioned himself as a leftist and a fan of Che Guevara, Vucelic was close to the Serbian nationalist leader Slobodan Milosevic during the 1990s. He was the director of RTS at a time when RTS was used as an instrument of propaganda by Milosevic’s regime. His relationship with the Socialists ended in 1995, but from 1997 to 1998 he re-joined the party. After the murder of democratic Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003, Vucelic was arrested in the police operation Sablja. Furthermore, an investigative television show and now web portal Insajder published a police report which stated that Vucelic was involved in cigarette smuggling during the 1990s, an allegation which he denied. Today, he is close to the ruling Serbian Progressive Party and serves as their defender in public. In October 2016 he was elected as president of the Partizan football club.

Editor-In-Chief

Milorad Vucelic

Affiliated Interests Editor-In-Chief

Milorad Vucelic is a journalist and former member of the Socialist Party of Serbia. From 1977 until 1985 he was the director of the Student Cultural Centre, during which time, according to his biography, he was noticed for developing alternative cultural projects. Even though he positioned himself as a leftist and a fan of Che Guevara, Vucelic was close to the Serbian nationalist leader Slobodan Milosevic during the 1990s. He was the director of RTS at a time when RTS was used as an instrument of propaganda by Milosevic’s regime. His relationship with the Socialists ended in 1995, but from 1997 to 1998 he re-joined the party. After the murder of democratic Prime Minister Zoran Djindjic in 2003, Vucelic was arrested in the police operation Sablja. Furthermore, an investigative television show and now web portal Insajder published a police report which stated that Vucelic was involved in cigarette smuggling during the 1990s, an allegation which he denied. Today, he is close to the ruling Serbian Progressive Party and serves as their defender in public. In October 2016 he was elected as president of the Partizan football club.

Other Important People

Aleksandar Vulin

Affiliated Interests other important people

Now Minister of Labour, Vulin was an editor in Pecat before the Serbian Progressive Party came to power in 2012.

Contact

Diplomatska kolonija 4, 11000 Belgrade, Serbia

Tel: +381 11 6555420; +381 11 6555421; +381 11 6555423

Website: www.pecat.co.rs

Email: magazinpecat@gmail.com

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